Guidewire Associate Analyst

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Guidewire Associate Analyst

Alpharetta, GA
+1 location
Jacksonville, FL
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    An introduction to the FSO’s Software Application Development practice

    Within our Advisory practice in Jacksonville, FL and Alpharetta, GA (approximately 30 miles from Atlanta), the FSO’s Software Application Development offering provides core technology transformation and technology strategy enablement focusing on digital, Robotics, Internet of Things, cybersecurity and blockchain. The team includes individuals who have deep industry, product and client knowledge.

    Within software application development, we enable business by focusing on technology transformation and delivery. Working collaboratively with our clients, this team:

    • Works with clients to deliver technology transformations in the way they process and deliver their services within the organization and to consumers

    • Provides hands-on development of applications across the enterprise, digital and portals, user interface and design, core processing, data analytics and storage

    • Participates across all phases of the software development life cycle in an agile/scrum development environment, which supports incremental development of high-quality, fully tested application component delivery

    • Works with business organizations to solve their most complex technology issues Develops client relationships across multiple levels

    Within this team, you could be working in the following three areas:

    • Integration
    • Configuration
    • Data

    What the Service Delivery Center means to you:

    The Service Delivery Center is made up of high-performing, US-based resources who work closely with our experienced Advisory professionals to deliver project-based work and managed services to our US-based financial services clients. The Service Delivery Center is a core component of the EY Vision 2020 growth strategy.

    Job responsibilities of a Software Application Development Associate Analyst may include the following:

    • Build scalable, distributed, multi-threaded Java applications and tools using various technologies
    • Collaborate with peer groups for architecture and delivery discussions/decisions
    • Work with build teams to enhance continuous integration techniques, including build automation, test automation and deployment
    • Participate in design, development and code reviews
    • Develop requirements specifications and design documents
    • Conduct unit tests and undertake analysis of results to verify that developed code meets requirements
    • Report directly to the Senior Architect/Manager as appropriate
    • Responsible for delivery of business cases, use cases, code and unit tests
    • Work closely with offshore teams (as needed) to deliver projects to time, cost and quality requirements
    • Adopt a logical and organized approach to problem resolution
    • Ability to clearly articulate both problems and proposed solutions
    • Willingness to learn and quickly adapt to changing requirements
    • Proactive approach in identifying issues and presenting solutions and options
    • Database/SQL, data integration, ETL and data movement-related development
    • Reporting and dashboards
    • Business and data analytics development and deployment
  • Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology
    • Flexibility and willingness to travel (0% to 25%), as well as work in excess of standard hours when necessary
    • Strong academic record, including, without limitation, course work that EY deems relevant to this position
    • Flexibility to work on ad hoc tasks depending on requirements
    • Desire to work in a computer-related career where >80% of time is spent working on system-related activity: software configuration, development, workflow design, process design, analysis and quality assurance
    • Proficiency in Java, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems & knack for writing clean, readable Java code
    • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
    • Skill for writing reusable Java libraries
    • Skill in SQL
    • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, JDBC and RESTful
    • Familiarity with Java GUI frameworks, such as Swing
    • Familiarity with AngularJS, jQuery, HTML5
    • Familiarity with both external and embedded databases
    • Basic understanding of the class loading mechanism in Java
    • Knowledge of creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficiency in the English language, including the ability to listen, understand, read and communicate effectively both in writing and verbally in a professional environment
    • Proficiency with MS Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Effective organizational and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
    • Integrity within a professional environment
  • Compensation
  • Benefits

    We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of three weeks of vacation plus 10 observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social wellbeing.

    Plus, we offer:

    • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

    • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

    • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

    • A rewards package tailored to your unique needs

  • Industry
  • Locations
    Jacksonville, FL • Alpharetta, GA
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